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The mission of EHS On Tap is to provide clear, relevant, actionable information on topics that matter to EHS professionals in podcast form through engaging and insightful interviews with experts and thought leaders.

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EHS on Tap Episode 16: Understanding the True Costs of Managing Stormwater

On this episode of EHS on Tap, we will discuss stormwater management and the costs associated with stormwater. We will also take a close look at the EPA’s recent Municipal Permit Remand Rule and the Construction General Permit and what these regulations mean for businesses, municipalities, and communities. Emily Remmel, JD, speaks with Seth Brown, […]

EHS on Tap Episode 15: Step to It – OSHA’s Walking Working Surfaces Rule

On this episode of EHS on Tap, we address the Occupational Health and Safety Administration’s recent rulemaking on walking working surfaces and how the rule aims to prevent slips, trips, and falls in the workplace. BLR Legal Editor Emily Remmel speaks with attorney Adele Abrams. Adele heads a nine-attorney firm that represents employers and contractors […]

EHS on Tap Episode 14: Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule

On this episode of EHS on Tap, we will be taking a close look at the EPA’s recent rulemaking finalizing regulations on hazardous waste generators and whether the EPA’s proclamation that this rule makes the regulations more user-friendly, more understandable, and provides greater flexibility to the regulated community holds true. Legal editor, Emily Remmel speaks […]

EHS on Tap Episode 13: A Safety Voyage to the Animal Kingdom

On this episode of EHS on Tap, we head straight into the seemingly complex world of animals and how species have evolved to alert their own kind of lurking dangers and how safety managers can adopt similar situational awareness strategies to protect employees from the obvious but often overlooked hazards in the workplace. Legal editor […]

EHS on Tap Episode 12: The 2016 Election and the Environment

On this episode of EHS on Tap, we speak with Senator Rob Hogg from the great state of Iowa. Senator Hogg has a rich history of public service and is currently serving his third term as a state senator for Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Rob has passionately advocated for policies and practices to improve natural resources. […]

EHS on Tap Episode 11: OSHA’s New Recordkeeping Rule–Whats in Store for Drug Testing and Employer Retaliation?

On this episode of EHS on Tap, OSHA’s new recordkeeping rule—what’s in store for drug testing and employer retaliation, we address OSHA’s recent rulemaking on reporting injuries in the workplace and how work-related injuries can trigger drug testing and employer retaliation. We speak with attorney Adele Abrams. Adele heads a nine-attorney firm that represents employers […]

EHS on Tap: Episode 10: The Clean Power Plan: What the D.C. Circuit Court’s Recent Hearing Means for Clean Air

On this episode of EHS on Tap, we speak with Joe MacDougald, a Professor in Residence on the faculty of the UConn Law School and the Executive Director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Law about the D.C. Circuit Court’s en banc review of the Environmental Protection Agency’s most ambitious regulatory initiative and a […]

EHS on Tap Episode 9: The Future of PPE Design – Intriguing Millennials to Stay Safe in the Workplace

The importance of PPE cannot be understated, as it is a worker’s first—and sometimes last—line of defense against dangerous job site hazards. Today’s episode features the future of PPE, and how it can encourage the newest generation of employees to stay safe at work. Today’s guest speaker is Greg Schrab, Senior Vice President of Ergodyne’s […]

EHS on Tap Episode 8: EPA’s Recent Proposal to Rein in Vapor Intrusion

Subsurface areas such as basements are hidden harbors for silent and toxic intrusion of vapors that can lead to detrimental health effects. The Environmental Protection Agency has always had an interest in vapor intrusion, but now, rousing recent interest the agency has made a stark move. It has proposed to add vapor intrusion as a […]

EHS on Tap Episode 7: Navigating the Proposed Pharmaceutical Rule

On this episode of EHS on Tap, we plunge into EPA’s proposed Pharmaceutical Rule and what this rule will mean for the overall health of our freshwater resources as well as the consequences to health care facilities. On this podcast, we speak with environmental attorney and legal expert, Summer Nastich with Nastich Law in Berkeley, […]